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Flex Office Space Knotel Mushrooms In NYC; Expands 318% Worldwide

From Forbes December 2018: The company, which is headquartered in New York City and offers custom spaces to firms of 50 or more employees, more than tripled its global footprint this year. KNOTEL Flexible work-space provider Knotel is having a productive end of the year in New York City. It signed nine leases in Manhattan in the last[…]

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Why Slack Is Skipping An IPO And Doing A Direct Listing

From Zero Hedge 4/26/2019: Joining a deluge of private unicorns such as Lyft, Pinterest, and Uber rushing to access public capital markets while the S&P remains at all time highs, on Friday morning Slack Technologies became the latest Silicon Valley darling to go public, or rather “public”, because unlike most of its peers, instead of filing[…]

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Cramer: Lyft IPO likely to surge, drawing investors back to whole stock market

From CNBC: Jim Cramer says the highly-anticipated IPO could open as high as $100 a share. Lyft increased its expected IPO share price range to between $70 and $72 per share from between $62 and $68, and Cramer expected the price to go up to $75. The successful event will turn the spotlight back on the[…]

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Palantir wins competition to build Army intelligence system

From Washington Post March 26, 2019: The Army has chosen Palantir Technologies to deploy a complex battlefield intelligence system for soldiers, according to Army documents, a significant boost for a company that has attracted a devoted following in national security circles but had struggled to win a major defense contract. Industry experts said it marked[…]

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Airbnb aims to be ‘ready’ to go public from June 30, 2019, creates cash bonus program for staff

From Tech Crunch July 2018: Airbnb, the accommodation rental business, has been building up a larger profile as a travel services powerhouse to fill out its $31 billion valuation, and now it’s putting some pieces in place inside the company — specifically aimed at employee compensation — to prepare for the next phase of its growth, which could include going public as[…]

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Pinterest Steps Up Planning for IPO, Aims to List Shares on NYSE in April

From the Wall Street Journal: Pinterest Inc. has sped up the timing of its initial public offering as the image-search company looks to tap into a red-hot market for new issues, according to people familiar with the matter. The startup, which submitted its IPO paperwork confidentially with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this year, is preparing[…]

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Docks With International Space Station After Successful Launch

From Zero Hedge: On Saturday, we reported about the “historic” launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket. It was an event which NASA called “a big night for United States of America”. Now, the Crew Dragon’s subsequent task of docking with the International Space Station has also been a success, with Bloomberg’s Dana[…]

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Uber vs Lyft: Here Are The Highlights From Lyft’s IPO Filing

From Zero Hedge: Shortly after Uber reported that even as the company continues to grow, generating record revenue in the latest quarter, yet burning ever more cash to preserve market share and grow it business as shown by its increasingly more negative EBITDA… … on Friday, Uber’s biggest competitor Lyft finally filed its long-awaited IPO[…]

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Give us some slack

Pre IPO Swap (2/23/2019) New York, NY — Slack has filed for an IPO so we’ve listed it on our system, you can see more info about slack here. Slack is doing a direct IPO, according to Bloomberg: Slack Technologies Inc. plans to forgo a traditional initial public offering and instead intends to sell its shares to[…]

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Slack to go public in direct IPO similar to Spotify

From Quartz Feb 4 2019: Slack is getting ready to go public. The ubiquitous work collaboration tool known for its cheerful logo and do-gooder ethos announced the move today (Feb 4), but did not disclose details of its listing plans. Since its founding 10 years ago, Slack has become a Silicon Valley powerhouse valued at $7.1 billion,[…]

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